Health & FitnessMay 27, 2015

Blisters 101

Your hands feel like tenderized meat—now what?

In hindsight, maybe that third bucket of range balls was a mistake. It's OK, we all get a little overzealous when golf season begins. If the result of your practice session is a blister or three, here's a refresher on how to deal with them (so you can go hit more range balls).

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__2.__Dab antibiotic ointment on it.

3. Place a padded bandage over the area. Moleskin works best if the blister is at the base of the fingers or on the palm.

PREVENT DEFENSE

Feel a tender spot? Before the blister occurs, cover it with thin athletic tape. You might look like Rocky, but you'll be able to last at least another round.

Ron Kaspriske is the fitness editor of Golf Digest.

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